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Rensselaer Catalog 2008-2009 
Rensselaer Catalog 2008-2009 [Archived Catalog]

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WRIT 4550 - Proposing and Persuading

Make things happen: start a business, raise funds, solicit work, support research, win a place on a conference program, take initiative, change the way things are done around here. This course will teach students how to write proposals that persuade. Students will learn to turn situations into occasions for proposing, write a variety of proposals, locate Request for Proposals, develop a workplan for feasible projects that come in on-time and on-budget, use networks to strengthen proposals, detail a budget, and edit for clarity and grace. This is a communication-intensive course.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: graduate standing or successful completion of a writing course.

When Offered: Fall term alternate years.

Cross Listed: Cross-listed with WRIT 6550. Students may not receive credit for both courses.

Credit Hours: 4

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